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Millsuthando shares her journey. Growing through self-love to a place where she can love others.
About the speaker
Milisuthando Bongela is an award-winning writer and blogger and the Arts Editor of the Mail and Guardian. Her writing focuses on issues of race, gender, and class in post-Apartheid South Africa. She is the founding member of The Feminist Stokvel, a women’s collective in Johannesburg that addresses gender disparities in South Africa through content and community-based activations. She is currently writing and directing her first documentary about Hair, Black Identity and South Africa’s unravelling “rainbow”.
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How am I going to find the poem in each moment today? — Milisuthando Bongela
Actually the most radical thing to do is to love somebody. — Milisuthando Bongela
Change doesn't necessarily work like that, it has to start with you. I realised, I had to change myself actually! — Milisuthando Bongela
Jargon excludes rather than includes. — Milisuthando Bongela
There's a larger system that you must learn to address rather than just people and that, I think, is a level of maturity that is very important to reach in learning how to live in the world. — Milisuthando Bongela